Full Fields, Four-Day Format At NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds
The preliminary-round format for the 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships will include 48 athletes per gender, per site, in individual events and 24 per gender, per site, in relay events.
In addition, the preliminary-site rounds will be conducted in a four-day format. The schedule will mimic the final site schedule, where men will compete on Wednesday and Friday, and women will compete on Thursday and Saturday.
The NCAA DI East Preliminary Round is scheduled to be hosted by North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, while the NCAA DI West Preliminary Round will be hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.